End of Year Volunteer Help Needed!

It takes a village of volunteers to look after all our kids. Please consider being generous with your time these last weeks of school.

ALL SCHOOL BBQ:

On Friday, May 26th, 81 parent volunteers are needed for the all-school BBQ luncheon. The PTSA will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, salad, chips and ice water free to every student and staffer at Gunn to help celebrate the end of the year. This is always a very joyous event for all. Please bring friends to help.

We need help with set-up, grilling, serving  or (everyone’s favorite) clean up. Please sign up on: www.tinyurl.com/GunnSpringBBQ2017

SNACKS DURING FINALS TESTING:

On Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31st, 59 parent volunteers are needed to serve snacks to students at brunch and lunch during Finals Testing. The PTSA will provide fruits, popcorn and bagels with cream cheese. If you have a friend, please bring him or her, or both.

You may elicit smiles from stressed students by helping set up, spreading cream cheese, serving or cleaning up. Please sign up on: www.tinyurl.com/GunnSpringFinals2017

BACK TO SCHOOL PACKET STUFFING:

Gunn Needs Many Hands!  We’re looking for parent volunteers to help stuff flyers into the Back To School packets which will be sent to families in the fall. If you can spare a few hours on June 5, 6, or 7, please sign up at the below link – and feel free to sign up for as many sessions as you’d like! http://signup.com/go/lfBHMOK

Parent Volunteers Needed for International Potluck

We still need 290 more Gunn parent volunteers for the International Pot Luck on Thursday, April 20.
Please sign up: www.tinyurl.com/GunnInternational2017

Pot luck will be served during an extended lunch time from 12:30pm to 1:45pm. Purchase tickets at the SAC for students and staff for $5. Scholarship and Free & Reduced students are free.

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Proposed Candidates for 2017-18 Gunn PTSA Executive Board

Election will be on Thursday, April 13, 6:30 PM, Staff Lounge
The slate of candidates for the 2017-18 Gunn High School PTSA Executive Board is below. Members may nominate additional candidates from the floor before the vote at the April meeting. We encourage all Gunn PTSA members to attend the April meeting and vote in the election of next year’s officers:  6:30 PM, Gunn Staff Lounge, April 13, 2017.  For more information about the PTSA volunteer positions or if you are interested in a position, please contact parliamentarian@gunnpta.org.
President…………………………………….  Sigrid Pinsky
Executive Vice President……………….  Liz Dong
Co-Executive Vice President………….  Kimberly Eng Lee
VP Community Activities……………….  Paul Sakuma
VP Ways & Means…………………….…  Cinnamon Chu
VP Communications…………….………. [no nominee]
Secretary…………………………………….  Lili Nova-Roessig
Treasurer…………………………………….  Colleen Petersen
Auditor…………………..……………………  Hannah Lu
Parliamentarian……………………………  by appointment

Brainstorm Book Club: Continuing the Conversation about the Teenage Brain

**Please note: Our next meeting will be Wednesday, February 8th (7-8:30 pm). Unfortunately, the Feb. 1st and Feb. 15th meetings had to be cancelled and rescheduled due to conflicting school events.

Please join us to continue the conversation about Dr. Dan Siegel’s book “Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.” Each week we will discuss ideas from his book and how to apply them to our own parenting. We will also try out some of Dr. Siegel’s “Mindsight tools.” The conversation will be led by Kirsten Daehler (educator/ Gunn parent) and Maria Daehler (child psychiatrist/Gunn parent). You are welcome to attend even if you haven’t read the book. We will have a few copies of the book for purchase ($18.50, cash or check only). Please contact Kirsten Daehler,  krdaehler@gmail.com, if you have any questions.

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